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Microbiology News: Oct 2023

The New Picus® 2 Sets a New Standard for Connected Electronic Pipettes

31 Oct 2023 | ClinicalLaboratory EquipmentPharmaceutical

Sartorius Picus 2
With a combination of advanced connectivity and excellent performance, Picus® 2 sets a new standard, enabling efficient, repeatable dispensing across biopharmaceutical and QC applications. more...
Metallic Vessels
In environments using metallic storage vessels, the Magnerscan MAG3™ can play a vital role in ensuring their continued structural integrity and predict issues before they cause costly product recalls, the best part is that MAG3 can do it without harmful gases or chemicals and on a range of metals. more...
QuickMIC an ultra-rapid AST system
Gradientech's QuickMIC®, is an ultra-rapid AST system that provides accurate MIC results with unprecedented precision in 2-4 hours, directly from positive blood cultures. Download ebook to read more about what the future of AST systems looks like and discover Gradientech’s solution. more...
Woman in Lab
Cormeum Lab Services uses a range of pipetting solutions to streamline its infectious disease testing workflows. The laboratory acquired additional liquid handling instruments to cope with demand during the COVID-19 pandemic, and these tools are now supporting the expansion of its testing capabilities. more...
Prognosis Biotech Allergen Free Test
ProGnosis Biotech's "Allergen Free" rapid tests offer a fast and reliable solution for quantitative allergen detection, addressing the growing global concern of food allergies. more...
Giles Software Icons
Since 1984, Giles Scientific has served clinical and industrial microbiology labs in 100+ countries. Giles Scientific is an ISO 13485:2016 certified company. Our imaging systems are designed and manufactured in Santa Barbara, California, USA. more...

Introducing ID-Check Speciation Kits

25 Oct 2023 | Food & Beverage

Meat Speciation ID Test
Verify origin and traceability of raw materials as well as verification of cleaning processes in production lines. Bio-Rad™ ID-Check Speciation Kits are designed for reliable, specific, and sensitive meat speciation, a straightforward 4-step method that amplifies species-specific mitochondrial DNA. more...

Automation Including Liquid Handling for Microbiology Labs - a rapidmicrobiology Special Focus

24 Oct 2023 | Food & BeverageClinicalLaboratory EquipmentPharmaceutical

Merck help you bring lab automation and robotics together
Automating some aspects of routine microbiology QC can offer many advantages including increased accuracy, improved efficiency, reduced turnaround time, and decreased risk of contamination. Discover how to process more samples, faster, with fewer resources - explore our special focus. more...
Automate serial dilutions for routine microbiology labs
Explore how automation, such as the Serial Diluter UC, transforms microbiology labs, enhancing efficiency and sustainability in routine liquid handling. more...
Sartorius Picus 2
By connecting Picus® 2 to your mobile device, you can use the Sartorius Pipetting mobile app to smoothly run sample preparation workflows and adjust the pipette setting automatically, taking your productivity to the next level. Download the infographic here. more...
Chicken Farm
The Svenska Foder AB laboratory evaluated the BAX® System Salmonella assay from Hygiena®, which is approved for Salmonella testing in all foods, feed and environmental samples by both AFNOR and NORDVAL. By using the BAX System the group saw a drop in time to result from 72 hours to 24 hours. more...
Bio Rad iQ Check Solution
The Bio-Rad iQ-Check Prep Solution is an automated PCR sample preparation system optimized for flexibility, to fit easily into the existing workflow of your food pathogen testing lab. more...
MAT pyrogen ELISA test
New rapid ELISA kits allow easier and more efficient adoption of sustainable, rabbit-free pyrogen testing. The new tests give pharma manufacturers easier, faster, and more efficient MAT testing options for product safety testing while helping to reduce the reliance on animals. more...
A delegate visits the Cherwell stand at an industry meeting
Cherwell will be sharing cleanroom microbiology insights and exhibiting its environmental monitoring (EM) products, including a new product preview, at both Pharmig’s 31st Annual Conference and Cell 2023 in November. more...

Advancing Neurotoxicity Research with INTEGRA Pipettes

19 Oct 2023 | Laboratory Equipment

Laboratory
DNTOX recently won the INTEGRA competition and was awarded 31 EVOLVE manual pipettes, GRIPTIPS® pipette tips worth US $1000, and lab accessories to aid its vital research into preventing developmental and adult neurotoxicity. more...
Automated Sample Prep for Chromatography
Resolvex Prep overcomes several challenges associated with chromatography sample prep by using direct displacement pipetting to avoid the hazards associated with volatile solvents and accommodating sealed sample tubes to prevent evaporation during processing. more...

Colony Counter Global Service @BactLAB™

17 Oct 2023 | Food & BeverageWater

BactLAB is an application that counts bacterial colonies cultured on CompactDry
@BactLAB™ is a free application that counts bacterial colonies cultured on CompactDry™, a ready-to-use dry medium. You can easily determine the bacterial (colony) count using your smartphone.   more...
Cell based therapies for cancer
Sterility testing is key for cell therapy due to potential lethal contamination. Traditional tests take 14-28 days, an issue for short shelf-life therapeutics. Sartorius developed a rapid detection system, validated per European Pharmacopeia, comparable to the culture method. Download Application Note. more...
Free Webinar on Beer Spoilage Management
Improve your quality program with game-changing solutions and advanced genomic approaches for detecting and eradicating beer spoilers in your production environment. During this webinar, bioMérieux will explain how their Augmented Diagnostics approach can address the top challenges for your brewery. more...
Innovate Rapiscreen
Hygiena® has announced that its Innovate™ RapiScreen™ Dairy and Beverage Kits are the first methods to be awarded the prestigious AOAC RI Performance Tested MethodsSM (PTM) Certification for the entire product testing workflow. more...
Webinar explains the benefits of the Growth Direct system for Data Integrity
Rapid Micro Biosystems invites you to view this on-demand webinar for an expert view on how automation with the Growth Direct® System guarantees quality, generating accurate, complete, auditable, and trustworthy data, ensuring all regulatory requirements are met to maintain data integrity and compliance. more...
Condalab Lock and Block Plates
Have you ever had difficulties transporting your plates to the laboratory? Whether you’ve had difficulties or would like to avoid them, our new Pharma plates product line will facilitate transportation and eliminate contamination risks. Learn more about it! more...
bioMerieux BIOFIRE Mycoplasma system
Bring your mycoplasma testing in-house without risk of human error — the BIOFIRE® Mycoplasma system requires only 2 minutes of hands-on time, allowing your team to increase productivity and maximize resources.  more...

Nipah Virus Real Time PCR Kit

16 Oct 2023 | Clinical

Nipah Virus Real Time PCR Kit
Authorities in the state of Kerala, in India, are battling to halt an outbreak of the Nipah virus.  A zoonotic virus transmitted from animals to humans and by human-to-human contact, there is no treatment or vaccine for Nipah virus and it has a high mortality rate. more...

Why You Can Depend on A Whitley Workstation

16 Oct 2023 | Laboratory EquipmentPharmaceutical

Whitley A35 Workstation
Don Whitley Scientific has invested in an advanced coordinate measuring machine ensuring that every Whitley Workstation is of the utmost quality. more...
Bioethanol Web App Yeast Analysis and Fermentation Optimization
The new Oculyze Bioethanol Web App is poised to revolutionize yeast analysis and fermentation optimization, making the entire process faster, more accurate, and highly cost-effective. more...

Needle-free Media Bags From SGL

10 Oct 2023 | ClinicalPharmaceutical

Needle free microbiological media bag solutions from SGL
Ideal for use in hospital pharmacies and pharmaceutical microbiology laboratories, all SGL bagged media products now come with the option of a needle-free port eliminating the coring effect seen in conventional rubber stopper-based ports. more...

USEPA-Approved KwikCount® EC MF & R-CARD® KwikCount® EC: Different Methods, Same Results For E.coli

10 Oct 2023 | Food & BeverageWaterOtherVeterinaryCosmetic/Personal Care

KWIKCOUNT EC E coli Test Kit
The KwikCount® EC MF Method, which was used for obtaining USEPA approval, requires a 47mm sterile Petri Dish, absorbent pad, and micropore membrane filter.  The R-CARD® KwikCount® EC is a simpler, time-saving, and less expensive way to achieve the same results as the USEPA-approved method.  more...
Sino Biological Center for Bioprocessing C4B
Based in Houston, Texas, the new center will focus on contract research services, including the development and manufacture of research and diagnostic-grade proteins and antibodies utilizing mammalian cells. more...
Provided in a comprehensive and easy-to-use format, MDx-Chex evaluates the entire analytical process of the Luminex VERIGENE® BC-GP and BC-GN Panels for sepsis, including cell lysis and DNA extraction, as well as DNA hybridization, detection and analysis. more...
MIRO CANVAS
MIRO CANVAS was developed to meet the growing need for fully automated NGS sample preparation with verified protocols for short- and long-read sequencing applications to ensure accuracy, precision and reliability for high quality results. more...
BioPerfectus COVID 19 and Influenza A B Virus PCR Kit
The BioPerfectus COVID-19 and Influenza A/B Virus PCR Kit is a multiplex assay for swift and precise identification of both COVID-19 and influenza. It effectively distinguishes between the two, even in co-infected patients with similar symptoms. more...
Symmetric Ochratoxin Coffee Lateral Flow Test
Following the reduction of the legal limit for Ochratoxin A in coffee, the new sensitive product by ProGnosis Biotech, Symmetric Ochratoxin Coffee, offers an accurate and easy solution for the coffee industry.  more...

Three Bacterial Enumeration Systems

09 Oct 2023 | Food & BeverageClinicalLaboratory EquipmentCosmetic/Personal Care

Revolutionize Colony Counting with Interscience
Revolutionize Colony Counting with Interscience: Data Integrity, traceability, efficiency. Colony counting can be tedious and time-consuming. Scan automatic colony counters provide efficient, complete and accurate colony counting. more...
EasyDisc Fast Easy HPC in Water
EasyDisc provides heterotrophic plate count results without media preparation or extensive quality control. No equipment, autoclaving, or agar preparation is needed, an 18-month shelf life eliminates waste and improves workflow plus smaller plate size reduces plastic waste by more than half. more...

Streamlining Biospecimen Sample Management

09 Oct 2023 | ClinicalPharmaceuticalAssay Development

IntelliXcap Semi-Automated Handheld Screw Cap Decapper
Azenta Life Sciences solutions enable seamless end-to-end biospecimen sample collection, organisation, processing, and storage leading to better quality epidemiological data, clearer insights into the genetic landscape and easier analysis of complex data sets. more...

Leveraging NGS Microbial Solutions To Accelerate Your Research

02 Oct 2023 | Food & BeverageWaterLaboratory EquipmentOtherVeterinaryMicrobiome

Novogene diagram
Novogene is a global provider of genomic services and solutions with cutting-edge NGS and bioinformatics expertise and the largest sequencing capacity in the world. Discover which of their premium quality, cost-effective services is right for your microbiome studies. more...
MALDI-ToF Microbial Identification Service for Medical Device and Pharma
Wickham Micro, has expanded its MALDI-ToF identification capabilities allowing them to accommodate more clients without compromising on turnaround times. more...
Nemis N Light Salmonella Detection
N-LightTM Salmonella Risk is a rapid detection method for quality managers in the food industry who are frustrated with the low number of actionable results from their environmental monitoring program.  A  simple, safe, and affordable lab-free risk screening for Salmonella. more...